Author Topic: Having problems with mod_security?  (Read 324879 times)

Offline BryanD

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Re: Having problems with mod_security?
« Reply #180 on: November 25, 2010, 10:14:39 PM »
you will need to speak to your host :)
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Re: Having problems with mod_security?
« Reply #181 on: June 25, 2017, 05:31:23 PM »
Not sure if this will help anyone buy I asked Namecheap to disable mod_security and they suggested whitelisting whatever was triggering the rule. They fixed it within minutes and let me know what was triggering the rule. They let me know the following:

The software that posted the information converted some characters into hexadecimal representations, and while this was a POST request, the mod_security scanned it and found it suspicious.


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Re: Having problems with mod_security?
« Reply #182 on: June 26, 2017, 10:06:38 AM »
Thanks for the information, however, this topic was last posted in seven years ago, relates to an outdated version of SMF, and is marked as solved.  As a result, it is being locked.  Please avoid reviving such old topics in future, especially if they have been marked as solved.
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